Best way to upload an image and make a thumbnail

Just curious, is there any special reason as to why you would not want
them stored in the database? How will you be referencing back to the
images later?

I know this not helping you original question, but I was just curious
to know why you would not want them stored.


I use attachment_fu with RMagick for this. It also supports
lightweight image processors such as ImageScience. You can find a
howto here: